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One of the numbers must be less that 1

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Why any prime numbers and composite number always be a composite number?

If you mean the product, that's by definition. A composite number has smaller factors. If you multiply two positive integers, none of which is 1, together, then it follows that the product has smaller factors - namely, the numbers you multiplied together.

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Generally yes, but not in all cases. The largest prime number has over 22 million digits but only two factors whereas 60 has six times as many factors.

Why when multiplying two decimal numbers together you get a smaller number you multiplied?

That is not necessarily the case.2.5*4.3 = 10.75 which is larger than either of the numbers being multiplied.

What does as a product of prime factors mean?

That's asking for the prime factorization. Writing 60 as a product of its prime factors would be 2 x 2 x 3 x 5 = 60.

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